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Question number: 122

» Geography

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

If you want to see gharials in their natural habitat, which one of the following is the best place to visit?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Deepor Beel

b.

Chambal River

c.

Bhitarkanika Mangroves

d.

Pulicat Lake

Question number: 123

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Standard Mark of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is mandatory for automotive tyres and tubes.
  2. AGMARK is a quality Certification Mark issued by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2

b.

Neither 1 nor 2

c.

2 only

d.

1 only

Question number: 124

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

Which one of the following objectives is not embodied in the Preamble to the Constitution of India?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Liberty of thought

b.

Liberty of belief

c.

Liberty of expression

d.

Economic liberty

Question number: 125

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2017

MCQ▾

Question

It is possible to produce algae based biofuels, but what is/are the likely limitation (s) of developing countries in promoting this industry?

  1. Production of algae based biofuels is possible in seas only and not on continents.
  2. Setting up and engineering the algae based biofuel production requires high level of expertise/technology until the construction is completed.
  3. Economically viable production necessitates the setting up of large scale facilities which may raise ecological and social concerns.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

3 only

c.

2 and 3 only

d.

1 and 2 only

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